Tag Archives: War on some drugs

Commentary on the news – a quick look at a collapsing civilization

In this Year of our Lord 2021, a year in which godliness continues to be at a premium, the news is filled with reports of chaos, depravity, and a general breakdown of society – all strong indications of a soon-to-come … Continue reading

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The incredible ability of government to lose money

Ronald Reagan once said, “If it moves, tax it, if it keeps moving, regulate it, and if it stops moving, subsidize it!” I thought of that quote last week when I read that California is offering a cool $100 million to rescue its struggling legal marijuana industry, in … Continue reading

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A christian libertarian perspective on the drug crisis, part 2

In part 1, I discussed the libertarian philosophy, which I as a christian strongly believe in. Based on biblical teaching. I also touched on history and the current (pre-, during-, and post-COVID-19 panic) situation. Now let us look at the … Continue reading

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A libertarian christian perspective on the drug crisis, part 1

Bear with me while I write about a christian free-market anarchist’s perspective on drugs and government (Much of the concept herein is taken from some excellent articles by Lawrence Vance (another “christian libertarian”), and other writers who love God and … Continue reading

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Progressivism and new prohibitions – implications for the future

Given 170 years of Progressivism, the century of history of alcohol prohibition, 80 years of (some) drug prohibition, and more, where do we stand in 2020? (This commentary continues the series, with the original postings found Here, Here, and Here.)

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Progressivism and Prohibition – History and implications

Progressivism – which I believe is a key element and ally of Transnational Socialism (Tranzis) and which I think of more and more as “Regressivism” – has been an unfortunate and evil facet of American society and politics for a … Continue reading

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Meth – “we’re on it!”

I almost HAVE to comment on this rather funny issue and controversy, here at home in South Dakota. Funny but deadly serious. Tom Knapp posted on Freedom Net Daily today:

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Drug wars come close to home

By Nathan Barton The recent attack which killed nine people: three women and six children, in the middle of Sonora State in Mexico, brings the war on some drugs – and Mexico’s internal war – close to home. It is … Continue reading

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The priorities of government

By Nathan Barton (Note: This, in a shorter version, was originally a response to a comment to my commentary “The Art of the Deal – January 2018.”) What are the priorities of government?  Of government agencies?  Of government employees? Of … Continue reading

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The art of the deal – January 2018

By Nathan Barton The cries are loud.  Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recinded the Obummer-issued memo telling the nation’s federal prosecutors to leave off on pursuing cannabis pushers and users in the growing number of states that have legalized medical … Continue reading

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